A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism

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Oneworld, 1997 - Philosophy - 151 pages
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In the SHORT INTRODUCTIONS TO WORLD FAITHS series, this is an exploration of the development of Islamic thought, and the inter-relationship between mysticism, theology and philosophy. The author demonstrates the impact of Islam on the course of world history and its role as a vital ingredient in contemporary culture.

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Contents

Neoplatonism and Neopythagoreanism
4
The Transmission of Ancient Philosophy
6
The Dawn of Systematic Philosophy
21
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Majid Fakhry is Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He received his university education at the American University of Beirut, and the University of Edinburgh. He has lectured in Arabic Philosophy at the University of London: School of Oriental and African Studies, and was Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He was Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at the American University of Beirut.

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